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Feb 26, 2013 5:00pm EST
at the history rosa parks made. >> tomorrow morning, at this wooden box will reveal rosa parks. the woman who started the civil rights movement. do you remember it? a former d.c. school teacher grew up in montgomery, alabama. in 1955, her cousin was president of the naacp. >> he was called to get her out of jail. >> sure as arrested for giving -- refusing to -- she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man. for over a year blacks boycotted the city buses. a car pulled, walked to their jobs. they had had enough -- they carpools, walked to their jobs. they had had enough. the white woman she worked for picked her up. >> she would get my mother and take my mother to work. >> that early experience turned her into a civil rights activist who admired rosa parks. >> she was a neat woman. >> she does not know if all of the hoopla, whether she will be able to come down here tomorrow. but she will come down here eventually. >> thank you for that. abc 7 news at 6:00 begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 6, on your side. >> good evening. we begin on storm watch. h
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
on rosa parks's 100 birthday. it bears an artist's rendering of a 1950's photo. >> see what's coming up tonight on abc 7 news that six. gordon peterson has a look. >> ravens fans are showing off their purple pride a day after the ravens win the super bowl. defense contractors and members of congress prepare for defense sequestration. the huge cuts will have a mighty impact around here. also, the hostage situation involving the little boy is over in alabama. we will update the story. maureen and i will see you in a few minutes. >> first, let's get another check on the weather situation and the snow we can expect later. >> right now outside the belfort to furniture weather center in arlington, some high clouds moving in. cloudiness continuing to bring in a little sunshine, but the snow is still well off to the west, but it's making the move towards the metro area. very light snow coming in very dry. a winter weather and advisory posted for frederick, washington in maryland and points westward. we're expecting in most of our area only a dusting with flurries, maybe up to 1 inch. higher acc
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